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competition. the campaign sponsored by the peerer g. peterson foundation, the clinton global initiative university and net impact challenges students to engage the peers on how fiscal issues can impact the future. >> we think of it that it's not our problem. some of our online interviews, they said it's our problem. we're the ones that are growing into this debt and it's going to fall squarely on our shoulders 20 years down the road. so, the main issue is that students don't see it that way. >> on top of having full class leads, jobs, and personal lives, students are participating to raise awareness of america's debt. >> trying to get more people to know about our campaign and the federal debt. we're also going to hold two more events. one is a quiz bowl like a jeopardy event and the other one is a debate between college republicans and college democrats who are hoping to draw a lot of people to see how this problem is exacerbated in congress. >> reporter: in its pilot year, students are organizing speaking events like this one and using social media. they'll be judged on how many of th
was in the majority party. speaker gingrich was the speaker. he worked with then-president bill clinton. we balanced the budget five of those fourteen years. it meant that there was compromise. this requires compromise. this requires republicans stepping forward with some ideas about how to keep essential services of government running at the level that people have been accustomed to. this is not rocket science. this is people coming together the way that other congresses have done to solve big issues. i suggest that my former colleagues on the republican side go see the movie "lincoln," because in the movie "lincoln," it shows how hard it was back then to get things done. but what lincoln did is he gathered people around him the way that i believe president obama is doing by calling republicans, talking to them, trying to work with them. and when that happens, big things get solved. the fiscal cliff got solved because people started talking to one another. so this can happen again. yes, ma'am. >> yes, have your phones been ringing from members of the public? and if so, what are they saying? >> i'm
to anything like that but it is was remarkable that he was one of the 4,000 a day according to the clinton justice department that do use a firearm in self-defense. obviously, he is pretty happy he was able to do so. >> next call comes from alabama. caller: good morning, sir. i'm a first time caller. appreciate c-span. my comments or issues are is that the majority of these people are talking about second amendment rights. they have to realize that the second amendment was written years and years ago. things do get amended. the people who we put there to control these laws, they are being controlled by lobbyists, the n.r.a. ena other groups also. let's see if we can contribute to these congressman and other people, who is going to protect us instead of doing what they want to do. guest: well, i think the caller is making an argument that is frequently made by people who have questions about the second amendment. yeah, the second amendment was written in the 18th century. so was the first amendment. yes, many years have gone by and firearms have developmented, technology has changed but we
's roll back. 1990s, bill clinton is president. they ended up cutting back the amount of federal spending of g.d.p. from 22 to 18%. that's a 4% cut in the rate of g.d.p. we are talking about a .5% of the overall expenditure. what we did 20 years ago was 8 times more significant. >> part of it governor you say too the liberal media in particular is playing along with it? >> we want to share a poll. president obama says the government doesn't have a spending problem do you think it does? 83% of americans think so. at least registered voters and 14% say no, it doesn't. what do you make of these numbers? >> pretty evident that americans know they don't have more money. taxes have hit them hard even if they are middle class. payroll tax went up. gasoline twice what it was. four prices are up because of the cost to feed. everyone is paying more, getting less. cost of health insurance is dramatically up. they say look we are making cuts why can't the federal government? the federal government isn't cutting reducing the rate at which they are increasing. only in washington is that a consult. if y
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